Released in the USA on March 27 of 1981, "Thief" (also known as "Violent Streets - Der Einzelgänger", "Einzelgänger, Der", "Strade violente") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Michael Mann, and written by Michael Mann (screen story) . James Caan and Tuesday Weld are starring, alongside Willie Nelson, James Belushi, Robert Prosky and Tom Signorelli.
Tonight, his take home pay is $410,000...tax free.
Who is the director of "Thief":
Thief was directed by Michael Mann, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.
What was the release date of "Thief":
Thief was first released on Friday, March 27, 1981, in the United States. Also released on Friday, March 27, 1981 has been Eyes of a Stranger (dir. Ken Wiederhorn). This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, May 20, 1981 in France and on Thursday, August 27, 1981 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "Thief":
At the casting of Thief we find James Caan, previously seen in 1941 (1979) and Comes a Horseman (1978); Tuesday Weld (Serial (1980), Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)); Willie Nelson (Honeysuckle Rose (1980), The Electric Horseman (1979)) [ more... ]
- James Caan and Tom Signorelli can both be seen in Les Uns et les autres, released in 1981.
- Walter Scott and James Caan have both also be seen in The Glory Guys, released in 1965.
What is the Storyline of "Thief":
Frank is an expert jewel thief and hard-boiled ex-convict with a set structure to his life. With a pair of successful Chicago businesses (a bar and a car dealership) as fronts for his very lucrative criminal enterprise, Frank sets out to fulfill the missing part of his dream: a family beginning with Jessie, a cashier he has begun seeing.
After taking down a major score, Frank's fence is murdered. He finds out that the man responsible is a Mr. Attaglia, a shady plating company executive for whom the [...]
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